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California Automobile Museum

The California Automobile Museum (formerly the Towe Auto Museum) is a spacious 72,000 square foot Museum. It is home to over 150 vehicles of various makes and models. Cars on exhibit range from the early 1900s to alternative power vehicles of the future and are all uniquely displayed chronologically among exhibits befitting the times and changes of the automobile. A knowledgeable docent staff provides visitors with guided tours through exhibits that recreate the momentous love affair we have with automobiles. Exhibits also provide historical information about the automotive industry. The Museum offers a series of educational classes, both for adults as well as children, lectures, monthly Family Fun Programs, Swap Meets, movies, historical trips, rotating exhibits and other special events throughout the year as well as an extensive Docent Training Program.

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Description: Towe Ford Museum: official unveiling ceremony of the mighty Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ, Sat., Nov. 21st, 1992, featuring organist Jack Moelmann.Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
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Note: First segment, from beginning to 00:03:20, is a news story on the 100th anniversary of the automobile. Quadricycle program begins at 00:03:25.Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission...
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Note: Program begins at 00:00:15.Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair...
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Note: Color bars interrupt program for 20 seconds at 00:18:54.Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright...
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California Automobile Museum
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Description: To settle an IRS dispute, Edward Towe had to sell off many of the Ford automobiles in the museum. This is the only video that the museum owns of this event..Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotapeRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission...
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